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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Accommodation is ok, staff is very friendly. But in Zanzibar head north for the nice sandy beaches. Here all you'll have in low tide is a great rocky reef stretching 300m until you get to the sea. We ended up taking a costly taxi drive everyday to enjoy the best beaches up north...

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Dear Fabio, we are very happy that you did enjoy your stay with us. Regarding your comment to Kiwengwa - Beach, the appearing and disappearing of the sand is a natural fenomena witch happens every year. Before raining season the sea moves the sand away and the rocky ground comes out, after the raining season the opposite happens and the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights after arriving in Zanzibar via Dar and Istanbul. We wanted to rest up before a safari and we weren't disappointed. Friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere, nice pool, and good food. Downside for some people will be the ability to swim in sea is limited by the rocks covering most of seabed and some parts of the...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A bunch of us attended a wedding here early March, and although the weather was quite warm the resort made up for it. The wedding was on the beach and was arranged by the hotel. It was amazing. The arrangements , service, food , drinks and even the flowers were from their garden. We then had a small reception at...

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Booking through the internet is always a risk, but from the moment we came in we felt it is the exact place we hoped for. Nature at its best with all the services one might need to feel pampered. Food is great, each meal was perfect !!! Rooms - we took sea view which was amazing each and every morning...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A charming lodge in front of Indian Ocean on the most beautiful beach with white sand. Amazing view from all the villas and especially from the swimming pool. Gardens with many beautiful trees around the villas designed with taste. A small human sized hotel I love to be with typical furnitures in the villas. A place where to rest, to...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

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Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2016

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

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